Arctic Sea Ice: Melting Faster Than Expected…or Faster Than the Northern Annular Mode?

This might sound like an overly-fine distinction, but climate scientist Christina Hulbe argues for The Left Coaster that part of what is happening in the Arctic is a long-standing oscillation of systems called the "northern annular mode," or NAM. This oscillation is not enough to account for arctic ice melting without the "anthropogenic signal" (globalContinue reading “Arctic Sea Ice: Melting Faster Than Expected…or Faster Than the Northern Annular Mode?”